duraplasty

du·ra·plas·ty

(dū'ră-plas-tē),
A reconstructive operation on the open dura mater that involves a primary closure or secondary closure with another soft tissue material (for example, muscle, fascia, allograft dura).
[dura (mater) + G. plastos, formed]

duraplasty

(dū″ră-plăs′tē) [″ + Gr. plassein, to form]
Plastic repair of the dura mater.
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Unfortunately, one month after being discharged from our clinic, the patient had to undergo a foramen magnum decompression procedure performed via a suboccipital craniectomy along with a cerebellar tonsillectomy and duraplasty in the neurosurgical clinic due to the persistence of her symptoms.
The increase resulted from stronger sales of duraplasty products and cranial stabilization products, as well as strength in the critical care sector, according to the company.
In light of this and because of worsening L4 protrusion on imaging, neurosurgery performed an L3-L5 laminectomy, duraplasty, and L2-sacral 1 fusion on September 18.
Treatment consists of cerebral debridement, removal of the cyst, duraplasty, and cranioplasty to prevent enlargement of this lesion and further brain damage.
Decompressive hemicraniectomy with duraplasty (DHWD) is a surgical procedure designed to decrease ICE More room becomes available after removal of part of the skull and release of the dura, thereby reducing ICP.
In addition to AlloDerm tissue regeneration technology, the Company's current tissue development programs include Micronized AlloDerm(TM), NeoDura(TM) for duraplasty, Repliform(TM) for urogynecological applications, and vascular grafts.
Although animal and synthetic substitutes have been attempted by various companies, no substitutes acceptable for duraplasty to neurosurgeons have been widely adopted.
The operative procedure usually recommended for patients with a Chiari I malformation and syrinx would be a suboccipital decompression with a cervical laminectomy and duraplasty.
Under terms of the agreement Premier members can now access a complete array of Aesculap's aneurysm clips, cranial scalp clips, duraplasty products, ICP monitors, neurosurgery instrumentation, neuro-power instrumentation, and ultrasonic aspirators at cost-effective pricing and terms, as well as Aesculap's world-class service and support.
Products available at improved prices include specialty instrumentation; power instrumentation; ultrasonic aspirators; neuro-endoscopy; aneurysm clips; cranial fixation; cerebral spinal fluid shunts and external drainage; cranial access; intracranial pressure monitoring; duraplasty products; and cranial scalp clips.
In addition to AlloDerm, the Company's current product development programs include Repliform(TM) for the urogynecology market, Micronized AlloDerm(TM) initially for the plastic reconstructive and dermatology markets and NeoDura(TM) for the duraplasty market.